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Aug 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
and the actions of the syrian forces in the administration's view. he says the use of chemicals is many question when the united states will act with force. force,say beyond any strategy is needed on syria. i want to get your reactions this morning again to the situation in syria and what the secretary of state said yesterday in what the u.s. should do and whether congress may or may not be involved as well as the international community. here are the lines on the screen. here is the front page of "the washington post" this morning. obama weighing limiting strike on syria. they say the president is wearing a strike syria that would be a limited scope and duration, designed to serve as punishment for serious use of chemical weapons and as a deterrent while keeping the u.s. out of deeper involvement in that country possible war. this according to senior administration officials. the timing of such an attack which would probably last no more than two days and involve -- lawrence cruise missiles and involve see launch cruise is dependent on three factors. completion of an intelligence report assessi
Aug 6, 2013 8:00am PDT
, or give me my money back. >> we will look at how richmond, california is planning to use eminent domain to help fight the foreclosure crisis. we will speak to laura gottesdiener, author of the new book, "a dream foreclosed: black america and the fight for a place to call home." first, we look at the national security agency and the u.s. drug enforcement administration. dea agents are using intelligence gathered by the nsa to investigate americans and then being order to cover it up. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. jeff bezos is buying the washington post, one of the leading newspapers in the country. the founder and chief executive is one of the wealthiest people in the united states. he will pay $250 million for the post and a number of , less than one percent of his wealth, which is estimated at more than 28 billion dollars. he is a friend of donald graham, chief effective of the washington post company, whose family has owned the newspaper for eight decades. over the past the gate, the com
Aug 15, 2013 6:30am PDT
though people denied that, but at times, many of us are politicians, but we always try to govern with our hearts. >> i have always considered myself having progressive politics. i believe in a vision of people having their needs met. i believe in equity. when people have special needs, we should be considered of that. i also feel that working families in the lowest income population should have a safety net. we should have civil-rights and equality rights for people as well. if that is being a progressive, then i am proud of being a progressive. >> for those of us on the board, i know many of us have young ben was in the city. i know a ton of my friends have left the city. one thing that the strike me as we have a ton of data, but it is a different places. this year, we will call for those constituents to come together to understand the issue better and, going forward, enacting policies to extend that period . of all the places i have been, this is my favorite. i am a born and raised san franciscan. more important, i represent district 2. i grew up in the marina district close to the pala
Aug 3, 2013 11:00pm PDT
, even ordering dinner in. with only 25 hours left. many people who use b.a.r.t. are bracing for a crippling strike. >> in oakland, negotiators have been meeting all day and they're still a it. >> that's right. we haven't seen the negotiators leave for the night so as far as we know, they are still in the building hashing it owl. earlier at 7:00, we did hear from one of the upper negotiators who told us, quote, we are working on it. she went on to say the two sides have been discussing some of the major sticking points, including salary and benefits. >> the unions understand the gravity of the situation. we know today is august 3rd. i think that is a breakthrough to the district. they recognize today is august 3rd. so we don't have a lot of time. >> inside this building on west grand, close to oakland, talks continue between b.a.r.t. and the two largest unions. so far there are no indications from either side that any major progress is being made to avert a strike monday morning. one that could lead hundreds of thousands of commuters stranded or stuck in grid lock. >> it make
Aug 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
to the u.s. senate and the senate said, are you collecting data on minds of americans? he said, no. the very first sure he we did show they were collecting -- story we did showed they were collecting data. is ann, hasan rouhani upgraded as arends to president replacing mahmoud ahmadinejad. >> if you want the right response, don't stick with a ran in the language of -- don't speak with a ran. >> we will speak with trita parsi. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the obama administration has announced it will keep 19 embassies in north africa and the middle east closed from to a week due to fears of a possible military threat. ramped up security measures were in place over the weekend that some of the 22 diplomatic posts shattered by the concerns. saxby chambliss, the top republican on the senate intelligence committee, said intercepted communications were reminiscent of what was heard before the 9/11 attacks. credited the nsa spy programs with detecting the threat. >> these programs are controversial. .
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
mason university in virginia. you can reach him on twitter. thanks for being with us this morning and talking about eminent domain. that will do it for this "orning's washington journal next, we will take you live to the national press club where they will be recognizing out going homeland security secretary jenna not a ton of who is stepping down from her position, taking the chair as president of the university of california. live coverage is next on c-span. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] the shift to [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> we are live at the national press club in washington, dc awaiting remarks from out going homeland security department secretary janet napolitano. earlier this summer, she announced she would be stepping down from her cap in a position to become president of the university of california system which includes ucla and the university of california berkeley among other campuses this is. we are expecting her in a moment. >> ladies and gentlemen, we will start into moments of silence all cell phones
Aug 4, 2013 6:00am PDT
"before sunset." and then we have a cooling trend in store for us. i'll tell you more about that with our next forecast. kira. >> francis, thank you. bart's two largest unions and management return to the negotiating table today in a last minute bid to avoid a strike tomorrow morning. the two sides negotiated all day yesterday. key issues included wages, pension, worker safety and healthcare costs. both sides say they are working to avoid a strike. >>> we are not at impasse. our team is prepared to negotiate and get a contract. we are not at impasse. >> we will go as long as as we need to go if we need to if it looks like we can get something done and get an agreement. >> both sides plan to return to the bargaining table in just a few hours. bart's current contract expires at midnight tonight. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee had strong words yesterday for both sides in the negotiations. work out a deal or else. >> if they can't get it together, i think a privilege to negotiate an agreement between the two, then i think that privilege might have to be removed. and if it is, it's a sorry sta
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Aug 12, 2013 11:00am EDT
blackberry stock way of today. companies looking for new alternatives. steve forbes is coming on to tell us about getting rid of that irs. this is interesting. revolutionizing travel. elon musk expected to make an announcement today. nyc to l.a. in 45 minutes. we will explain. markets now. ♪ connell: it is good to be with you on markets now. we will get to steve forbes in just a minute. we begin with stocks now. the dow is up a little bit. adam shapiro is on the floor of the new york stock exchange. adam: good morning. the s&p is still in negative territory. apple is up over 2%. just to give you some idea of who is winning and who is losing on the dow, cisco and ibm. connell: thank you very much, adam. the irs is still targeting tea party groups. steve forbes says forget about it. let's get rid of the irs altogether. thank you for coming in. >> i think there is a growing consensus. i think we can get rid of it all. people realize it is beyond redemption. given these scandals, why not just start all over. start with a new culture, new tax code. connell: the flat tax. you have been talking
Aug 2, 2013 6:00pm PDT
disappeared behind closed doors. nick smith joins us live from berkly. nick? >> you know a possible strike is only days away. today board members met face-to-face. both sides tell meeg they hope an agreement can be reached within the next two days. >> if you want us to bargain you have to cooperate. we cannot bargain with our self autos this morning the bart board got an earful from frustrated commuters and union representatives pushing for an agreement. >> we do not want a disruption of service. and hope you do not. >> a looming deadline means bart is closer to uting brakes on service, leaving thousands without a way to get around. >> i hope they get settled soon. i'm starting a new job. i need bart badly. i work in the city. i've got to go to work. >> they issued a notice sunday at midnight. the board held a closed door session to talk about the looming crisis. the first time all board members met since june. >> the boards suggest am excited we want to get this done this weekend. >> we haven't been able to snare a group setting our experience to see if we can make this work. >> closed do
Aug 3, 2013 10:00pm PDT
options on stay with us for continuing coverage of the looming strike. >>> new tonight, a car drives into people walking along the venice beach boardwalk in southern california. injuring at least a dozen people and one person has died. at least another person is hurt critically and another two separate serious injuries. several witnesses say the driver appeared to be in control of the car as it crashed into people. the driver then sped off. police haven't found him or his car since the crash around 6:00. witnesses describe him as in his mid 20s. >>> and flying shrapnel injured five spectators out watching the demolition of the old power plant in bakersfield today. one man's leg was severed. as jonathan gonzalez shows us authorities thought they had kept everyone at a safe distance from what was a planned implosion. >> three, two, one! hit it. >> reporter: this morning's pg&e power plant explosion goes aas expected but initially officials thought everything went according to plan. >> it was quick and all the structures fell as we anticipated. >> reporter: but notice the
Aug 1, 2013 4:30pm PDT
policy makers in the city which should get us all moving quickly. >> thank you. members of the board anything else? any final comment? >> [inaudible] >> michael schwartz. >> good afternoon. >> i am with the sfmta and based on public comment want to make sure people know where we are in the very near term and the final environmental document is available and as director reiskin said it will be certified by the board d will bring it to this board in september and approval and adoption of the findings. anyone that wants to review the project it's on the project website and you can download all of the chapters and parking and 3.5 that goes into a longer description of parking, anything you would like to see and anyone is welcome to send me an email if you have questions. thank you very much for your time. >> thank you mr. schwartz. director ramos. >> yeah. the reason i think there was speculation about caltrans because it's not crystal clear about the delay and there was speculation in the public forums what it could be and helpful to make that public and help people understand what a
Aug 2, 2013 5:00pm PDT
home at the end of the day. scott budman >qájju us from the home at the ÷ d of the day. transportation tips for us. >> jessica, there a" several alternatives fort( commuters wh need to get to and from work, ti find them you need to reach no further than your smartphone. alternatives like side car say they expect a huge jump in business on monday xdw3Ñiokcmor. side car and fellow san share company uber got big boosts last time. they expect the phonmsvÑi to ri again. >> we've been able to takeçóc t power of the smartphone and social mediafá and build that trust. our riders tell us allt(çó the that theyt( feel safer in a rid they found through side car than taxi. >> another way to go isçó karma which matches people to carpool that isx w3t(ok app and phoneç#u d:iuz find a driver close svyt of the customers who tried them out stayed, so the strike was good for some localnb businesses. uch. 9-uv >>> now, if that strike does take place, nbc bay area news ir we have workarounds to help you on monday our b.a.r.t. strike coverage continues atok 4:00 a.,
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
guard. how does it work? why was it so loud and can we opt out. kris sanchez joins us from san jose. this was the first time i received a text alert from the chp. >> in fact, that text did not come from the chp. it came from ctia, the wireless trade organization that manages the wireless emergency alerts. it's very confusing right now. you're not the only one who has questions about it. we found a lot of folks didn't know this was a possibility until the phones started blowing up around 11:00 last night. >> my phone went off last night. yeah, it caught me by surprise. >> even chp officer chris was caught off guard by the loud buzzing alarm coming from his cell phone when the san diego sheriff's department requested its amber alert for two abducted children. through the wr wireless emergency alerts program, amber alerts are now sent to all cell phones whether you sign up for the alerts or not. >> it worked. it we should have done that from the beginning when phones were in the system. >> on social media some folks were put off asking the ctia how to opt out. others asking that the al
Aug 5, 2013 6:00pm PDT
red sox, it went for $70 million, which is less than 7% of its price in 1993. used to be that the newspapers were the big solid businesses that would buy up comparably wobbly baseball teams. the "chicago tribune" newspaper bought the chicago cubs in 1981 but now it's the baseball teams that buy the wobbly major daily newspapers. if you put the worth of the red sox up against the price paid for the boston globe, it's not just that the team owner for the red sox could buy the boston globe, it's that he could easily buy it five times over, ten times over, 15 times over. or if it was a news magazine you were after, even you could buy an infinite number of major news magazines since you're getting close to dividing by zero when you're talking about major news magazines. "newsweek" was sold for one blessed dollar in 2010 for a man who promptly died in 2011. when news broke this weekend it had been sold again, the terms of the sale were not disclosed. do they really need to be? do you think it was more than a dollar this time or less than a dollar? there have been rumbling
Aug 2, 2013 9:00pm PDT
corridor >> we have probably the highest rate of air arrivals of any cities in the u.s. a lot of times in the midwest they're driving the visitors but we have them in by air. and they take taxi or use public transportation like the rails or trollies or whatever but they use public transportation here in town >> that's what we need to think about in terms of how the transit and what we look at. that's why transportation near the moscone is important >> i did not know that the hotel community kids to do an assessment i think it's a great thing to do. >> commissioner. >> thanks for the report. just a question. doesn't our data capture a b and b do you have any information >> we think there are about 5 thousand rooms but since they don't collect hotel tax we don't have the data on the actual usage in san francisco. >> i mean, i agree with you that neighborhood hotels would be great to have. i guess the question is for planning can build the hotels on the street - i know there are hotels on hate by could you billed on market street and the castro >> i believe yes, there were side lim
Aug 19, 2013 3:00pm EDT
&p is down 2%. show us the interest-rate sensitive group for the month. the s&p down 2%. 8% decline in reits, 5.5% in utilities, 4% in telecom. that's where the damage is. when is somebody going to say bonds are starting to look attractive? here's the lqd. it's down 10% in the last month. this is the biggest corporate bond etf out there. today, the yield is 4% on this. 4%. now, i'm sure there's corporate bonds individually yielding 5% with durations not too far out there. it's starting to look attractive. that's at least my opinion. i'm waiting for somebody else to start saying that. i think bonds are poised to do well after the september 17th fed meeting. a lot of people seem to feel that way. if bonds are being sold, here's a question people are asking, if bonds are being sold and stocks are being sold in the united states, where's the money going? a lot of people have been putting money into europe in the last couple of months, but look, europe is starting to look topee. it topped out in the middle of last week. the big question here is, where is the excess money going to be going, and a
Aug 3, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: she said she used some b.a.r.t. alternatives during the last strike. >> i have tried the bus. i have done the muni and the ferry. >> reporter: this evening, we had hoped for an update from some of the unions before 11:00. i have been exchanging messages with one of the spokesperson s from that union. she tells me she is not sure when she will give us further information because everyone is still at the negotiating table. of course we will monitor this throughout this newscast and we should have an update if anything changes. live in oakland, abc 7 news. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee has some strong words for both sides in the b.a.r.t. negotiations, work out a deal or else. >> if they can't get it together on i think a privilege to negotiation agreements between the two, then i think that privilege might have to be removed. if it is, it's a sorry state. it's a failure. >> reporter: lee says if b.a.r.t. workers resume their strike, he will consider asking the governor to step in. he called the last b.a.r.t. strike a hardship on commuters. the vast majority of people are cringing
Aug 5, 2013 9:00pm PDT
tonight. >> thank you. >> thanks to you at home for joining us this hour. i want to say thanks also to ezra but also to melissa harris perry for filling in while i was on vacation last week. they both did a great job. i'm happy to be back. >>> this is a giant multimillion dollar clock. that is being built in the hills of west texas. it's about 2,000 feet elevation, not sure exactly where in west texas it is, but it's out about 2,000 feet. it's supposed to stand 200 feet tall when it's done. this clock is supposed to keep time for 10,000 years. apparently the plan is that every year for the next 10,000 years, this clock keeping time will go off like a cuckoo clock and play a fresh new sound every year for 10,000 years. it is being built. it was dreamed up by some big thinkers. there are famous big thinkers that are on the board of this project like the great brian eno. they've been working on this in some capacity since 1996. in west, texas, so far it has cost tens of millions of dollars. the man who has put up at least $40 million of the money spent so far on this clock is the man w
Aug 9, 2013 11:00pm EDT
belated retrieval. randall robinson, thank you for being with us. >> guest: thank you for having me. >> on this week's newsmakers, dana rohrabacher. he's chairman of the foreign affairs subcommittee on europe, eurasia, and emerging threats. we discussed a variety of foreign policy topics, including israeli and israeli palestinian peace talks. these makers is sunday on c-span at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. >> we wrote this about a year and a half ago, it's called 10 letters. it's letters that president obama reads and i went back and found 10 of them who had written to the president. it has been a pretty good read. when that is done, then we go on to act of congress and another guy at "the washington post" and back in the 1970s there was a big difference between then and now it is just that these guys have written. collision 2012 is written and there was a similar writing back in the 2008 campaign. all the guys involved, and that is coming out in august. the other one is through the perilous fight, which is by steve bulger, also someone i used to work with closely. we look back at the s
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
day without a deal. cheryl herd joins us with the latest on the march. not a lot of progress made today it seems. >> reporter: not a lot today because negotiations ended earlier. hundreds are expected to show up here at the plaza tonight. it's 14th and broadway. that's the location many protests have taken place in the past. as you can see, union members are setting up for the labor rally in support of b.a.r.t. workers. a strike could happen at midnight on sunday. both sides were at the table earlier today, but negotiations ended early, so union members could attend. labor unions and community organizations from all over northern california are expected to be here. even members of the occupy movement said they will be here tonight in support of b.a.r.t. workers. that's why oakland police are concerned, unlike last time when things got out of hand during a march in oakland. police say this time they -- >> trayvon martin protesters plan to meet with the already organized union who plans to do their own rally and have their own messaging that they want to send. so we have received in
Aug 4, 2013 7:00am PDT
the bay. thanks for joining us i'm kris sanchez along with meteorologist rob mayeda. we have our first football game today. so it feels like fall. >> well, the weather will be comfortable, but may include some drizzle for the next couple of hours. especially around san francisco and oakland. 50s, low clouds all the way inland. a healthy see breeze into liver more this morning. should see sunshine for areas east of san francisco. but all day on the coast it's going to be cool with the drizzle perhaps lingering into the afternoon along the seashore. highs today, 60. 70s in san jose. low 08 ree80s inland today. temperatures look to get cooler, we'll talk about that coming up. a few minutes. >> thank you very much. >>> well, that tick tock of the clock is growing louder and louder. we are now 24 hours away from what could be another paralyzing b.a.r.t. strike. negotiations ended last night around 11:30. this is the negotiators walking out of the meeting room. again, salary, benefits, still the major sticking points. when the four-year contract between b.a.r.t. and the two largest labor uni
Aug 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
schools were now being used to haul them to segregated prison. before the day was over, almost 1000 children were in jail. a day later, another 1000 children joined the march. this time, the authorities resulted -- attacked by police dogs. at last on may 10, 1963, under protection from the federal government and from outraged world opinion, the leaders of birmingham accepted the demands of the freedom marchers. .. with the president to announce plans for the march on washington. in support of the civil rights act. >> june 12th, 1963 as everest was returning home for the naacp meeting member byron shot him in his driveway as he was getting out of his car. evers was killed instantly. ♪ ♪ >> randolph and fellow americans , the national urban league is honored to be a participant in this historic occasion. our presence here reflects not only the civil rights communities increasing the awareness of the urban league, but most important it says and i hope what and clear that while intelligence, maturity and strategy dictates a civil rights agency we use different methods and we are all
Aug 8, 2013 7:00pm EDT
santelli, also with us joe la voin i can't and jared bernstein. rick santelli, such a pleasure to have you back on the show. i go to you first. rick, your jobless claims have come down, lowest since november '07. food prices are actually falling in a new report today. that's great for consumers. and what really caught my eye was that serious u.s. mortgage delink gwe delinquencies a five year low. maybe things are better. >> all i can think is maybe we overestimated some of the down side whether in u.s., europe. but i think we're overprizing stabilization. i think positive things are happening, but then again, time does heal all wounds. and if things were so absolutely green shooting oig, and we're used that term before several years ago, we shouldn't have to use it twice. either they're green shoots or just vines and i can't tell which you. but i will tell you this, it's a circular argument. if things were as good as where he want to paept thint them, th can't the fed vacate the premises. why can't bank of japan vacate the premises and why can't europe vacate the premises from the standpoi
Aug 13, 2013 9:00pm PDT
2 24-7. picture we will get used to. good evening. feds giving the green lot now for the new bay bridge fix which may, may allow it to open on time over the labor day weekend. here's 7 news reporter wayne. >> for years it has been so close we can reach out and touch it. yet so far away from any of us driving on it. when the bay bridge defective bolt through labor day opening into limbo this massive structure began to look more like a figurative question mark. at least until today. >> part is when do you something like this and do it on short notice you need to make sure you can pull it off. >> from randy of the toll bridge program oversight committee more than a ray of hope essentially the announcement of future announcement after public meeting on thursday. >> i think most important thing is that it is earlier than december tenth. >> but not necessarily labor day as originally planned. at the root of this letter from federal highway administration saying shim. temporary fix for the defective bolt will render the new bay bridge safer than the old bay bridge so why not just
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am EDT
thoughts on this terror threat. how concerned are you? call, want to give us a for republicans, 202-585-3881. for democrats, 202-585-3880. for independents, 202-585-3882. you can also reach out to us on our social media platforms. before the start of the show it .as -- the ride out this morning are pretty much the same. this is from "the washington post," this morning. host: another right up this morning in "usa today." taking a look to some of the analysis perceptions on the, shutting down some many diplomatic facilities over a large geographical area "means that officials -- host: for our first half hour this morning we will take your thoughts on security issues in light of this recent announcement, the closing of diplomatic missions, we want to get your thoughts on it as well. again, if you want to give us a call, it is for republicans, 202-585-3881. for democrats, 202-585-3880. for independents, 202-585-3882. you can make your thoughts known to us on twitter this morning and on our facebook page. 25 people posted before the start of the show, some of the thoug
Aug 3, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >> interpol's warning come as day after the u.s. state department response to a possible terror attack in the making. tomorrow u.s. embassies and installations located in muslim countries will not be open. intercepted communications from an al qaeda cell in yemen suggests terrorists may be plotting some sort of attack. thus prompting the closures and the global travel alert. americans traveling abroad are being told to be extra vigilant at least until the end of august. >> more specific and we are taking it seriously, which i enthusiastic you expect us to -- which i think you expect us to do. >> steps are being taken domestically as well. homeland security tells abc news that they are increasing security measures to try to prevent any potential attacks here in the united states. >>> football fans are following a new set of rules this weekend. we'll have that story next. also, worth the wait. the offer that hat people in the east bay standing in line. organizers hope the deal will make streets safer. >> you'll no longer need to go to spain. what organizers say about bringing the bulls t
Aug 7, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. king again until his holiday rolls around again next year. but i would like for us to pause tonight and think more deeply about the meaning of dr. king's life and his legacy and what it has to teach us about our nation's president. it seems particularly important for us to do that given that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. 50 years have passed. 50 years have passed since king's voice soared over the washington monuments declaring his dream, i have a dream. it is a dream deeply wounded in the american dream. and yesterday while i was watching president obama's inaugural address i heard echoes of king's speech. i have a dream. and when i turned off my television set, i spent a few minutes reflecting on the question. are all of us, all of us truly welcome to share in this dream, the same dream that dr. king dreamed? most americans i'm sure can recite portions of dr. kings i have a dream speech. it's an extraordinary and very familiar speech. i have are unaccustomed to hearing clips of his speech played over and over, recycled over and over on the radio
Aug 2, 2013 4:00pm PDT
in the negotiations.,zw the directors then disappeared behind closed doors. abc 7 news reporter nick smith joins us live now from the ashby station. nick? >> it's been tough for everyone involved. the thing i kept hearing over again was everyone wants a deal to be made with less than two days to go before strikes it seems everyone wants everyone to get to the table to hammer out a deal. the board got an ear frfl commuters and union representatives pushing for an agreement to avoid phone shall strike. union representing the majority of the workers issued a notice of intent to strike sunday at midnight accusing members of not doing nouf hear them out. they held a closed door session, the first time all met in a group since june, james fang, the board's senior members believes this played into progress on both sides of the table and told me more participation couldn't hurt. >> i think unnecessarily we've put the bay area into this particular position. i think negotiators could show a lilg bit more respect to getting a deal done. >> our position is that our riders must be safe on the bart system. our w
Aug 5, 2013 6:00am PDT
into san francisco using the car. i would say use bart, it's not striking, that's a great way to get without the bridge. ruth now at the toll plaza there is a backup. the metering lights have not gone out. but they will. there is a big backup there. back to the desk. we have a bart strike that's been averted. the trains are running this morning. they will run for the next seven days. last night the governor stepped in to the heated labor dispute just two hours before that midnight strike deadline. now we have team coverage for you. and we're covering the surprise for some shuttle drivers. they can see they are the no you can thatting anywhere. they asked him to step in he answered with the injunction which brings the strike to a halt for now. >> they emerged. and a board will investigate. they will issue a cooling off period. >> they are using it as a scare tactic and they were bargaining in bad faith. we heard how it was unnecessary to keep the public on pins and needles. there is no reason to continue the drama and the stress. the last thing we wanted was to see the train shut dow
Aug 19, 2013 5:00pm EDT
? gorgeous on her first day, tweet us at my fox dc. dozens of homes evacuated after a gas leak in the neighborhood. workers were digging near summerhill and northham roads. firefighters went door to door telling everyone to get out. >> as soon as i opened the door, gas filled through the house. we had a baby over here, miss bee's child care across the street. >> about 80 homes affected. washington gassies the leak. >> coming up, a warning if you are headed to the skins game, find out why certain bags are no longer allowed. >> a new twist in nsa investigation, find out why a man has the white house answering questions. >> massive wild fire out west tackling the blaze the size of denver, gary? >> big fire. we have clouds, no real showers if you are headed to the game, weather wise no issues. here is what it looks like out there now. it is going to start feeling more like august. we have a first look at your forecast all coming up, stay with us.  >> the unrest continues in egypt nearly a week after a government crack down after oust of president morsi. two
Aug 6, 2013 4:00am EDT
.1% on the year. it was seen rising up .5% on the month, down 3.2% on the year. and, of course, that will set us up for the gdp a little bit later. we will be in italy ahead of that. also, as i say, on today's show, we'll speak to rbs. it won't be enough to topple the aleta coalition. low cast airline easy jet gets into the business. we'll look at the food revolution at 11:20. and amazon founder jeff bezos agreed to buy "the washington post," the paper battles falling circulation. what does this mean for the business of media? more analysis with bertha coombs from the states. and also, we take the pulse of the solar industry with edward guinness, ceo of guinness alternative energy fund. got any thoughts or comments, please e-mail us, we kick off in the corporate sector. a bit of a sell-off for want of a spin-off. sony shares dropping more than 5% after the japanese firm rejected investor dan loeb's plan to spin off part of its entertainment arm. some losses after the hedge fund said it would keep talking with sony to find more shareholder value. in a letter to third point, th
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. happening now, the bloodbath rages on in egypt. plus, chilling new threats against u.s. ambassadors around the world, purportedly from al qaeda's american-born spokesman. you'll see the video. and a-rod gets beaned on the baseball field as sentiment against the embattled yankee reaches a fever pitch. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm brianna keel keilar and you're in the situation room. >> another day of deadly bloodshed in egypt. rocket propelled grenades struck buses at the gaza border. the death toll in the past week close to a thousand people including civilians and security personnel. the carnage has prompted amnesty international to call for an investigation into the, quote, shocking loss of life and the pressure is mounting on the united states to do more. ni nick. >> you said the u.s. is promising to do more. we have heard the state department yesterday saying the death of 37 being suffocated by tear gas was suspicious. we have been looking into the five hellish days that activists say was the life of one of those prisoners. this is what happened with police first got old -- five days
Aug 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
and thousands are going around it tonight to get home. >> the chp told us that the average commute today actually only increased by 10 minutes. sal castaneda is following conditions. sal, do you agree with that figure? >> reporter: no, not really, unfortunately. first of all, drivers are going a longer distance, because they're going around. send of all, the commutes on those bridges, the san mateo bridge, for example, has been heavier. more people are on the bridge. and it's made it a lot more -- well, just a lot slower. newschopper 2 is showing us a picture of eastbound 92. these are live pictures of people just trying to get onto the san mateo bridge. and 101 traffic is also going to be heavy and slow as you drive down 101. as a matter of fact, i can show you a little bit of it. southbound 101, you can see traffic is really busy here in san mateo. slow traffic as you drive through. i want to focus on this area here. you can see that 101, a lot of the road centers are red. getting over to the san mateo bridge, that traffic is going to be very slow as you drive through. we're also looki
Aug 4, 2013 8:00pm PDT
about 30 minutes ago also reminded us that they still have difficulty reaching a decision. reporting live, phillipe djegal, kron 4 news. >> thank-you. this is video of the two sides arriving at the bargaining table at around 11-30 this morning. bart's chief negotiator thomas hock. a-t-u local 15-55 president antonette bryant seen walking in as well. outside of that, we havent heard much from either side today. they've been upstairs negotiating. thomas hock says both sides know time is running out. and, that there's a lot on the line. one longtime bart train operator says he showed up today to support the unions. though, he hasn't been at the bargaining table. he says he wants a deal. but wouldn't be upset if union workers agreed to extend talks beyond tonight deadline. when i spoke to one of the union negotiators at six o'clock. i was told talks had pretty much stalled. but that there's hope. however, he added that bart workers have not thrown away their picket signs. live in oakland, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> across the bay in san francisco, kron 4's alecia reid is talking
Aug 25, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: that server came up to us and said she wanted to talk to us about it because she opportunity want the robbers get away with it. 20-year-old amanda says the restaurant had just closed saturday evening when two men burst into the back office where she, her manager and a chef had the days receipts out. >> they kept saying, give me the money, where is the safe. we said, here is the money, the safe is open. >> there were guns pointed at our heads. >> we're asking the public to help us out with this. possibly identifying. >> reporter: walnut creek police showeds us police video. this suv leaving and another possibly the same vehicle from a different angle. >> the vehicle involved we believe is a light colored suv. there's a roof rack on top of it that stand out a little bit. we're looking for any information that anyone might have of the suspects involved in this. >> reporter: it's a reminder for merchants be careful at closing. >> when you have large amounts of min changing hands at night. it's a window of opportunity for those who want to take it. >> do you think that downtown is stil
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
the fire department to come on scene to try to tell us how soon will they have this knocked down. just to kind of get the details of how this possibly could have started. we'll continue to monitor the situation and let you know as soon as we have an update. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, janine. >>> 7:05. a state-wide amber alert has been issued for two children believed to be abducted from san diego county. police say the man who took them, set fire to his house, killing the children's mother and an unidentified child. it's not clear if the suspect has both children with them or if one of them died in the fire. police say he was in a platonic relationship with the mother. the children are 16-year-old hanna anderson and ethan. both have blond hair. the suspect, identified as 40- year-old james lee dimaggio. police say he could be heading towards canada or texas. dimaggio believed to be driving a blue 2013 four-door nissan versa. here is ea photo of the car similar to the suspect's car. it's the same picture that police in southern ca
Aug 6, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. a ship that carries 5,000 see using go through that panama canal and come into most ports. ships on the ocean right now that carry 12,500 ceus requires adept at 50 feet. so viejo is the only port on the east coast that can take a ship the requires a 50-foot draft. no overhead obstruction, so we can take the big ships now. we set the record a few months ago. came in drafting 49 and a half feet. so it is cheaper to put cargo on a large ship because of volume. those large ships need summer and viejo is the place. >> the president recently has been going around the country at ports in florida talking about infrastructure of the nation's ports, calling for investments. port officials are saying, we are about 40 feet. many to be at least 47 feet, dredging, in order to take a super tanker coming from the new panama canal. explain that. >> right. it is all about the depth. not only to the port, but also see lanes to get end. most people when you get to the notion they assume it is deep. is just not at every port. so we are authorized to right now at 50 feet. the only board authorized to
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Aug 7, 2013 11:00am EDT
, and that could be useful for him to do. dagen: in terms of our frosty relationship with russia, what can unthaw it? is there anything? do we need to worry about that? you can pick up a host of problems and issues we had with the country in recent years. >> well, president obama came to office assuming if he kissed the nether regions of putin, he would be rewarded, and putin would be a handsome prince or something of that equivalent. he did the kissing, but the nice president putin is still missing. we abandoned missile defense installations in poland and czech republic, two countries pursuing democratic courses, very good friends of the united states, hillary clinton, secretary of state, placed a call to the president from poland at midnight, refused to take the call, and i don't blame him a bit. the idea that if we were nicer, sweeter, made concessions to putin, his russia would be our phren was a fallacy from the beginning, and it appears that president obama has finally figured that out. it took him longer than it took jimmy carter to learn about the communists. dagen:ments to avoid another
Aug 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
.a.r.t. workers went on strike for four days. good morning everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm janelle wang in for laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm jon kelley. it is a cold hard reality. contract negotiations continuing today between b.a.r.t. and union leaders. that clock is ticking big time. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live at the west oakland b.a.r.t. station with the latest on the looming strike and how commuters are bracing for the shutdown. good morning, christie. >> reporter: speaking with commuters this morning and hearing about the 72-hour notice, this is not what they wanted to hear. they're very frustrated. i asked what their plans are for next week in the event of a strike. one man said i'm going on vacation. another man said i'm just going to have to walk around being mad. they said this as they entered the west oakland b.a.r.t. station on what could potentially be their last commute day on b.a.r.t. for quite a while if that strike does happen next week. b.a.r.t. negotiators left the caltrans building in oakland around 9:00 last night, but negotiations will continue again,
Aug 23, 2013 4:00pm PDT
to suping -- helping contain the fire this, is video from wednesday, they helped drop water using a black hawk helicopter. >> san ran is among the city being asked to help fight the fire. firefighters geared up for the trip. >> members are what we call volunteers each year they sign up to take training. they all have -- they have gear and go through training and these members are all within the city and county of san francisco, city fire department have volunteered to go on the rigs to assist. >> five rigs are heading to yosemite. 20 personnel will be deployed between five to 10 days. the fire caused problems from the hetch hetchy water supply system providing water for san francisco. cornell bernard is monitoring that part of the story and live from san francisco. cornell? >> that wildfire making officials nervous. keeping an eye on it, it's creeping closer towards primary drinking water and power supply, hetch hetchy. it's all hands on deck at san francisco's public utilities commission. folks inside of the situation room are monitoring the fire burning 200 miles way from the city. >> i
Aug 4, 2013 5:00am PDT
. this bartender is looking forward to working monday. >> it was actually good for us service workers. >> the bart strike could mean just the opposite for many others. >> i'm dreading it personally. >> this business relies on the financial district crowd for the bulk of their sales. >> but if people aren't coming to sales, we will miss out on the lunch and retail sales. >> dozens of businesses depend on bart. >> you will do monday? >> no, kelly will be here. >> kelly will do monday? >> yes. >> they are already work on staffing backup schedules and customers who come in for a haircut after work are cancelling. >> if they need to get home or to a carpool situation, they won't have that availability after work. >> many business owners admit they don't need to wait until the trains stop running to know just declaring a strike has already affected their business. in san francisco, lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >> sf bay berry will run extra ferries. there will be 13 vessels instead of the typical 8. golden gate transit will have no additional service but two of its boats will be used by bay ferry. and
Aug 1, 2013 9:00pm PDT
delay the decision need to be made while using our rider as pawn. if there is a strike bart is hoping to have up to 95 buses available to make limited runs from the walnut creek dublin pleasanton fremont west oakland station. service from concord and san lee 8 drawn may out as well. bay ferry run extra boats. overflow parking available in alameda. golden gate transhave it no additional service but 2 of the boats will be used by bay ferry. car pooling hours will be extended lake they were last in the morning through 7:00 p.m. range of resources for you it's on our web site including alternative transit option as well as real time traffic map. you can also down load the exclusive abc 7 news way traffic app to help you navigate around trouble spots on the roads. follow us on twitter at this web site for breaking news update. we tell you about the app you can use to help you find a ride. 7 news has learned the city of richmond will file suit against chevron tomorrow forever damages relited to the plex as fire almost year ago today. more now from vick lee. >> the explosion and fi
Aug 27, 2013 5:00pm PDT
program it lets you sdmoot directly to folks using a text message and it can only be used for food and clothing through project connect (clapping) so we're going to be signing up about 70 people today and you can invite their profiles it's hand up dot us our website. i'd like to thank mr. dusty and the mayor's office of innovation and the mayor thank you. i want to thank our start up inincubator and, of course, project homeless connection our partners and people who are putting together this incredible event so give an applause for them too. thanks guys check us out on line. who wants the shirts >> thank you all go ahead and stay seated for the volunteer training. i'll be here so stop by and say hi, and invest us on facebook ♪ ♪ >> please welcome them and we'll learn more about them and their work as what they will deliver to this commission as the eaglev goes. but thank you for joining. please welcome them to this commission. (applause) >> if we can call the roll, monica. thanks. >> this is the meeting of the commission on the environment. today is tuesday, august 6. it is 5:
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